Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives
Jon Lawrence, Pat Starkey
Liverpool University Press, 2001 - History - 294 pages
This collection of twelve essays represents an important contribution to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They challenge many assumptions about the history of childhood and child welfare policy and cover a variety of themes including the physical and sexual abuse of children, forced child migration and role of the welfare state.
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